Marie Gschwindt de Gyor
Marie Gschwindt de Gyor is the Supervisor of Academic Programs for the BMW Center for German and European Studies in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Marie studied Art History in Florence, Italy, earned her Bachelor's degree in English and Sociology at Dickinson College, and completed her Master's degree in Social and Cultural Foundations in Education at the University of Virginia. Marie is fluent in English and French and is currently learning Spanish.
As the Supervisor of Academic Programs, she is the main contact person for all students during each phase of the M.A. in German and European Studies program. In addition to admissions, financial aid, orientation, academic advising, career counseling, chairing fellowship committees and supervising the alumni association, she is also involved in organizing the annual Transatlantic Symposium.
Prior to her work at Georgetown, she served as the Assistant Academic Dean for the University of Virginia's Semester at Sea program where she coordinated 70 academic programs and served as the lone academic advisor to shipboard community of more than 700 students from around the world in their study abroad experience to 14 countries. Marie also taught for the American School in Switzerland, and served as a Career Counselor and Undergraduate Admissions Counselor in central Virginia.
In her free time, Marie serves as a Scholarship Evaluator for the American Councils for International Education FLEX scholarship program, provided by the State Department's Bureau for Educational and Cultural Affairs.